Quinoa stuffed Pumpkin

Quinoa stuffed Pumpkin

 

Quinoa stuffed Pumpkin

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course

Ingredients

  • 2 mini pumpkins
  • 1/2 cup red Quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 cup oat milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 °F
  • Line a baking dish with parchment paper
  • Cut the top of the pumpkins off and scoop out the seeds and a little more to make room for the filling
  • If you want you can keep and dry the pumpkin seeds, a pretty yummy snack
  • Add some olive oil and roast the pumpkin for 20 to 30 minutes until soft
  • Combine the water, Quinoa and 1 tbsp oil in a sauce pan and bring to boil
  • Cook until water is absorbed and Quinoa is soft
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a skillet pan , add in chickpeas and cook for 5 minutes
  • Add in Quinoa, salt, pepper, paprika, milk and cook for another 5
  • Remove pumpkin from oven and fill with the Quinoa mix